Between 1 July 1993 and 3 December 1998, Independent Fire Sprinklers Pty Ltd and Independent Fire Alarms Pty Ltd failed to carry out some regular inspections of fire protection equipment in Brisbane. Undertakings have been given that they will:
Implement proper systems to avoid repeat conduct;
Not represent that work was performed, when it wasn't; and
Compensate affected customers.
Smorgon has Undertaken to supply foundry grades of ferrous scrap to foundries in Queensland and New South Wales at prices reflecting no greater premium over prices for standard grades of ferrous scrap than the premium paid by Metalcorp's customers in Queensland and New South Wales in 1998 and 1999.
The ACCC investigated a complaint in relation to the promotion of Stern's Playland Pty Ltd above-ground pools as "Australian Made" or "100% Australian Made". It was alleged that three pool models contained mostly imported components.
The ACCC investigated Planet Earth Design Concepts Pty Ltd ('Planet Earth'), trading as Churinga Designs, in relation to conduct which the Commission alleged was in breach of the resale price maintenance provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
The ACCC investigated a complaint received in relation to the labelling of YBDs "Nana Divers Classic Baked Muesli Slice" range. The complaint was in relation to the use of the words "Product of Australia" on the labelling.
After conducting market inquiries, the Commission determined that the acquisition of BOC Australia Pty Ltd by a specifically formed acquisition vehicle owned jointly by Air Products & L'Air Liquide would not substantially affect competition, provided that certain guarantees were provided by the parties, to the ACCC.